Accenture Internship Accenture Innovation Awards – Central Team / Marketing & Communication in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Internship – Innovation Business Manager – Innovation Team

Innovation is about disruption and impact. Technological applications are reshaping the world of tomorrow. Both companies and industries must innovate in order to sustain their competitive edge. Use your skills to drive the innovation agenda for the Dutch Accenture office. Scout, select and work with start-ups and innovations, help organize a spectacular Accenture Innovation Summit and create future value for our partners and clients.

Your impact

You will be a central part of the Accenture the Netherlands organization. Together with Kirsten Spahr van der Hoek, Lead Innovation, you will drive the innovation agenda, both inside and outside the company. You will be exposed to a unique network of leading innovators and drivers of the Dutch ecosystems like TNW, Startup Delta and YesDelft. You will collaborate with industry experts and work together with tech experts in innovation centers throughout the Netherlands.

You gain experience with one of the most innovative and technologically advanced global consulting firms and learn about the diverse and challenging everyday business within a large organization like Accenture. You will find out what innovation really means and get insight in the latest technological innovations that are about to change the world.

Your tasks will be, but are not limited too:

  • Drive the Accenture NL Innovation agenda

  • Scout start-ups and scale-ups for the Accenture Innovation Awards

  • Help shape innovative offerings and proposals

  • Create lasting partnerships with ecosystem partners like TNW, YesDelft and StartupDelta

  • Support Kirsten in her role as Lead Innovation at external events like TEDxAmsterdam

Your place in the organization

You will be part of the Innovation Team and work together with Kirsten Spahr van der Hoek, Lead Innovation of Accenture the Netherlands. In collaboration with the Netherlands Leadership Team, she is responsible for shaping and driving the innovation agenda. The innovation squad works together with operating groups from different industries and different businesses (strategy, consultancy, technology etc.) to co-create innovation programs.

Qualifications

• You are a Bachelor (final year) or Master student, preferably a specialization in the areas of entrepreneurship, technology or business.

• You are passionate and enthusiastic about innovation and eager to learn.

• You are optimistic and have a high level of motivation and drive.

• You are a team player with excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English.

• You are organized, you get things done and keep on trying hard to reach your goal.

What can we offer you?

Within Accenture, we offer you a work-environment with a focus on your personal development

  • You will receive a lot of responsibility and will be guided by a team of experienced consultants.

  • You will learn about the latest, life-changing technologies.

  • You will work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.

  • You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture.

  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm.

  • You will expand your professional network.

  • You will also receive a compensation and a laptop.

Additional information

• Period: 4-6 months

• Hours per week: 32-40

• Location: Amsterdam – flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)

• Start date: November or December 2018

Are you interested?

Are your ready to join Accenture as an innovation team intern and change the world around you? Apply online or send your resume and cover letter to Marlouk Mutsaerts at stages@accenture.com

About Accenture

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